Crane Company, Defense and Specialty Systems Group, St. Louis, Mo., recently announced the consolidation of two of its business units, Crane Midwest Fittings and Unidynamics/ Midwest, to form Crane Midwest.
Crane Midwest will continue to maintain the product lines of both business units and will position itself to continue to serve the oil and gas, power generation and shipbuilding industries.
Crane Midwest Fittings is the leading producer of special buttweld fittings and fabrications in carbonsteel, intermediate alloys, low temperature, hi-yield, stainless and inconel.
Crane has been a major supplier of critical welding fittings for the U.S. Navy Nuclear Propulsion Program. Crane fittings, produced under highly specialized manufacturing and quality assurance programs, are supplied for oil and gas transmission lines and high pressure power generating stations.
Unidynamics/Midwest designs and produces engineered systems and components for military and commercial markets. This unit is a major supplier of marine elevators, vertical package conveyors, bridge cranes, hoists, davits, winches, doors, closures and marine handling systems. Special commercial elevators are supplied to the power generation and TV/FM broadcasting industries.
For more information and free brochures outlining the full product line of Crane Midwest, C i r c l e 8 4 on Reader S e r v i c e Card
considering using low-sulfur Western coal, which would mean a big surge of business on the Great Lakes. Fred Shusterich, general manager of Midwest Energy Resources Co., a Superior, Wis., terminal operator that handles most of the Western coal shipped on the Great Lakes, said: "We believe
entire NMC, serving as liaison with all four NMC Regional Shipper Advisor Coordinators and their respective Shipper Advisory Boards. Michael Bural, Midwest manager/Americas Services, Sea-Land Service, Chicago, was appointed NMC Shipper Advisor Coordinator for the Midwest Region. Mr. Bural replaces
cooperatives and mass merchandising buyers. John E. Richardson Jr. has been named manager, Western Region, which consolidates the division's former Midwest and Pacific Districts. Mr. Hankins has been associated with The Cordage Group since 1951 and was manager, Midwest District, for 16 years. His headquart
president for Worthington Service Corporation, in addition to his current responsibilities as general manager of Worthington Service Corporation's Midwest region in the U.S. He joined Worthington in 1952 and was appointed Midwest region manager in 1968. Mr. Jennings will continue to be headquartered
The Midwest Chapter of North America of the World Dredging Association announces its first chapter meeting to be held Thursday, February 28, 1974, in St. Louis, Mo., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the St. Louis Hilton Airport Inn. The chapter will be dedicated to the advancement of dredging technology
regional marketing manager- northern California, replacing Ronald J. Farrell, who has resigned. William B. Kelly, previously managing director-midwest region, has been transferred to New York as managing director- Atlantic region to replace Mr. Duffy. Donald J. Seellato, formerly managing director-Ho
by R.A. Wilson, executive vice president and general manager. Agri-Trans is an interregional marine transportation cooperative owned by five Midwest grain marketing cooperatives and a major c o o p e r a t i v e fertilizer manufacturer. The company operates an extensive fleet of river barges
national sales manager for the new department. The sales force for the new marketing department consists of N.H. Chavasse, East Coast; R.J. Curole, Midwest and Gulf Coast; R.H. Hammond, Southwest; and D.J. Meader, West Coast. Each man has considerable experience with De Laval's marine accounts. Sales
and introduction to service of the first LASH vessel. He will be headquartered in New York and will be responsible for the East Coast and Midwest offices of the company
University. Marsh & McLennan, Incorporated is a principal subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., listed on the New York, Midwest and Pacific Stock Exchanges. Its ticker symbol is MMC
consulting company that specializes in all aspects of cargo movement on the Inland Waterways System. The firm owns and operates eight facilities in the Midwest and has about 200 employees. TPG Marine has interests in terminals servicing the Ohio, Green and Illinois Rivers along with a shipyard in Chicago
in new investments in the Northeast Region, a 2.1% increase over 2017. For the South, new investment will total $160 bil- lion, up 2% from 2017. In the Midwest – investment will be close to $80 billion – a whopping 12.8% increase over 2017. No matter the region, getting this cargo through is vital. 6:
on the Hill to make sure they don’t lose their footprint. Would you say that locally, this relationship Project cargoes, speci? cally related to Midwest re- is developing the necessary symbiotic chemistry? ? nery building and expansion, are increasing the use Yes. In order to make the region a central
on CSX's main line, connecting the site to major con- tion from Canada gave a detailed, joint presentation on how sumer markets from the Gulf to the Midwest, and even in- to build the most effcient supply chain possible. One by one, ternational markets through the Port of Mobile," said Clark subject
. miles of prominent seaports, some inland ports exist in areas The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) owns and oper- farther away from the coast. The Midwest Inland Port, which ates Inland Port Greer, which opened in October 2013, and is about 160 miles southwest of Chicago in Decatur, Ill., allows Inland
To illustrate that point, we take you back to the story a barge-mounted crane struck a popular commuter bridge of a pilot serving onboard a towboat on a Midwest river in Donaldsville, Louisiana resulting in damage to the Sun- and towing astern a 50’x50’ ? exi? oat spud barge. On shine Bridge that of? cials
AT/B marine vessels will be the world’s larg- est and most powerful AT/B’s. The CGL Containment System is dor, Peru and Latin America to reach the USA Midwest. There is treated as an independent cargo and is not integral to the vessel further potential in leveraging the company’s trading subsidiary design
. Olmsted isn’t just welcome this news with the same response: It’s about time. about critical transportation – its operations are integral to the entire Midwest economy. The Agony of Olmsted Most people whose business is aligned with waterways is- To say that the 2,596-foot Olmsted dam is situated on a vital
doing that and D. Rockefeller, who formed the Great Lakes Towing to keep up with the times,” explained Starck, continuing, T satisfy the demands of a Midwest industrial revolution that “And Subchapter M has really pushed us over the edge, at brought bigger ships to the region. Existing vessels, unable
investment of St. Louis. He is a past chairman of both the Waterways $185 billion in various stages of development due to shale Council, Inc. and the Midwest Region of the American gas. U.S. crude oil production is increasing at a remarkable Waterways Operators. Quite simply, there is perhaps no pace
in 1963, which operates three ports: two The Ports is the only statewide port authority in the T on the Ohio River, one on Lake Michigan. Port of- Midwest. It can develop projects anywhere in Indiana (a ? cials refer to the three as “America’s Premier Inland Port possible fourth port is under review
help from the federal government. A little further south, the unique statewide oversight of Indiana’s three primary ports by just one authority has that Midwest state – also with some federal funding – preparing for increased freight movements and a modernized, multi-modal and connected supply chain. Both
volume that the port expects will come. dress. It wasn’t too long ago that much of the state’s grain feed came in from Brazil. It wasn’t high domestic Midwest grain Today & Tomorrow prices that were the culprit; it was high prices on the railroads. For what it lacks in size and cargo volume, Wilmington
grocery business here. It from Brazil, in part because much of what comes in from the has, for a very long time, in most respects, been served by oth- Midwest is more expensive. As feed prices have come down, er gateways. I’m talking about the tropical north/south trades a tough period for these producers
, she was elevated to the position of Manager, far less regulatory initiatives being undertaken by the US gov- State Government Affairs for Sun’s Midwest operations area. ernment. Looming large in 2018 and beyond is the continued In this capacity, she was responsible for the design and imple- need
52 and 53 on Argentina and Brazil than it is from the U.S. one-time anomaly, scheduled maintenance issue. the Ohio River will eventually be replaced Midwest. For most folks, that kind of news gets by the Olmsted Lock and Dam which was You can bet that farmers in Brazil and but the truth of the a quick
the $105 million col- a network whose logistics will deliver the capacities they lected last year. The Congressional bills use all the money. need.” For Midwest farmers competing with an increasing Another nettlesome issue for Congress, and others, is Credit: WCI, Inc. Severe deterioration of infrastructure
IS URGENTLY NEEDED TO KEEP U.S. ECONOMY MOVING. BY RICH COOPER AND KURT NAGLE nfrastructure is the backbone of developed nations. Our national and Midwest experts discussed the most critical is- ability to move raw materials and fnished products be- sues facing America’s freight transportation system
to be on the Upper Ohio river. the project was make available high capacity broad band that would serve as a platform for all types of applications. The Midwest re? nery construction perhaps bodes well for PPC conducted “test beds” with many of the local technol- tank barge operators. Give us a breakdown
., has an- compliance with Subchapter M. from Vice President, Commercial Ma- nounced the promotion of Brett rine EMEA. Stephen Davis has been Kunin to Midwest Regional Sales CA Shipbuilding & Repair appointed Simrad Global Brand Di- Manager. Kunin, who began his sales Supports Nearly 35,000 Jobs rector
This month, the Houston Internation- nounced the promotion of Jim Small improving business operations across al Seafarers Centers hosted their An- from Midwest Regional Sales Man- a wide variety of businesses. Most nual Maritime Gala. Niels Aalund was ager & International Sales Manager to recently, Beering
fth distribution center in joyed steady growth over the past 16 a worldwide dis- to the U.S. from Greece in 1969, found- Livonia, Michigan to serve the Midwest years, in times good and bad. While tributor of pipes, ed the company. Soon after, he began and central Canadian markets. With op- there are many
company that specializes in all aspects of cargo movement on the Inland Waterways System. The ? rm owns and operates eight facilities in the Midwest and has about 200 employees. TPG Marine has interests in terminals servicing the Ohio, Green and Illinois Rivers along with a shipyard in Chicago
Boats)Terminals, PCT totals 30,851,5963,455,760 183 / 36.7 NY (45), MA (49) 128 / 29.0 Northeast 10,406,3712,377,01065 / 13.0 IL (21), MI (20) 58 / 13.2 Midwest 26,441,6539,121,240122 / 24.4 NC (30), LA (21) 115 / 26.1 South 45,846,31014,864,231 123 / 24.6 CA (53), WA (46) 129 / 29.3 West 582,991206,626 3
on crowded, busy waterways. Is there enough capacity on the rivers today to satisfy the You arrive at WCI as the new Director of Government needs of Midwest farmers moving their product to Relations at a busy time for inland stakeholders. That international markets? said; what is your number one priority